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Headword: a)ga/ph ou) perpereu/etai
Adler number: eta,9
Translated headword: love is not boastful
Vetting Status: high
Meaning does not thrust itself forward. See under perpereia.[2]
Greek Original:
*(h a)ga/ph ou) perpereu/etai: a)nti\ tou= ou) propetei=. kai\ zh/tei e)n tw=| perperei/a.
pi 1365; see also alpha 155, omicron 926.
Part of the well-known definition of "love" - "charity" in older translations - in the First Letter of St Paul to the Corinthians (13.4).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; religion
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 4 December 1999@17:32:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note; cosmetics) on 28 May 2001@08:54:02.
David Whitehead (x-refs; more keywords; tweaks) on 22 January 2010@03:50:34.
Catharine Roth (deleted defunct link) on 11 January 2012@00:19:40.


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